1. Past U-M inauguration speeches have focused on values, visions

    September 2, 2014

    University of Michigan presidents through the years have used their inaugurations to reinforce the values of the academy, challenge professors and students to address pressing global issues and share their visions for the institution’s future. 


  2. Presidential Timeline: A snapshot of the first 100 days

    August 4, 2014

  3. A tour of the “Water Wonderland”

    July 31, 2014

  4. Let the Schlissel era begin: U-M’s 14th president will lead university into its third century

    July 14, 2014

    Today it’s Mark Schlissel’s responsibility to spin the Cube. After being selected in January by the Board of Regents to succeed Mary Sue Coleman, Mark S. Schlissel, M.D., Ph.D., today starts his tenure as the 14th president of the University of Michigan. Legend has it that the president spins the sculpture in Regents Plaza each Read more


  5. Symposia, ceremony, celebration will highlight Schlissel inauguration

    June 18, 2014

    Inauguration day, Sept. 5, for President-elect Mark Schlissel will start with symposia on biomedical research and privacy at Blau Auditorium and end with a community welcome reception on Ingalls Mall. The events will be wrapped around the formal installation ceremony for the university’s 14th president, scheduled for 3 p.m. at Hill Auditorium. Most events are Read more


  6. Mark S. Schlissel named 14th president of the University of Michigan

    January 24, 2014

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. – With a unanimous vote of the Board of Regents, Mark S. Schlissel, M.D., Ph.D., was appointed the 14th president of the University of Michigan. The vote took place during a special meeting of the board at the Michigan Union on January 24, 2014. Schlissel, currently serving as provost of Brown University, Read more